Al Yamamah Ofouq Villa

Address: Al Khari Rd, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Al Khari Rd, Riyadh.
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Travel Blogs from Riyadh

Plateau of the Apes

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Nov 07, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... rule the area into direct confrontation to establish our own dominance there. Countless previous expeditions that tried this had failed miserably due to their complete lack of charisma and stage presence that this intrepid group displayed.
The plot and adrenaline level starts to increase in intensity with the need to leave established travel lanes and traverse dangerous natural obstructions with ...

Off to the DQ and Not For Icecream

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 15, 2014

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... visit Kingdom Tower.This is the second tallest building in Saudi Arabia and certainly the most recognizable building in Riyadh. It is shaped like a bottle opener. The tower is 99 stories tall with a walkover right across the top. There is a restaurant at the base of the opening where we had a wonderful dinner. The restaurant had recently reopened after a major remodel. The views of the city are wonderful as expected.


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Getting Around in Saudi Arabia- No Fear!

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 13, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... but speed limit signs are only in Arabic so you better practice up. Learning the Arabic numbers isn't that hard but recalling them quickly for exit numbers etc. is more difficult. We have missed many an exit while our brains were still working.

Our car comes with a GPS unit that is completely out of date and confused. The road construction changes routes with detours, closed roundabouts, no through streets etc. almost weekly. It took us a twenty minute ...

From Camel Trails to Camel Souk to Socializing

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Oct 10, 2014

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... Camel prices range from $1000 to $1,000,000 typical is $50,000 to 100,000. All the high end camels we saw were smiling nicely knowing they will be racers or investment pets. Low ends were going to be dinner (awww) or milk and urine producers.
Doris is going to try a traditional drink of camel milk and urine mixture - supposed to cure all kinds of ailments, even cancer. If anyone wants to cure anything, especially those many of you with alcohol-induced liver ...

First Impressions - And We're Off!

A travel blog entry by dgkoroscil on Sep 29, 2014

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... their mess where they sat and the next day a crew comes and cleans up all the garbage. It is quite the garbage sight!

As a final wrap up - the things I miss most after my kidlets and mom of course
1. Believe it or not my CBC tv shows
2. A nice glass of pino gris
3. Being able to drive myself somewhere (not that I would here). Feeling a little trapped on occassion.












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